Thursday, 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: Babar Azam

PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand series, Imad Wasim dropped

KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been dropped while former captain Azhar Ali made a comeback as Pakistan announced a 15-member squad for the five-match series against New Zealand. Junaid Khan was also not included in Pakistan’s squad and was replaced by Amir Yamin in the team. “Imad Wasim was again ...

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Young Babar Azam may break Amla’s record

SHARJAH: Young Pakistani middle order batsman Babar Azam has broken several records in the beginning of his career. He is just 242 runs away from reaching the 2,000-run mark in record time. The Lahore-born maestro can break South African batsman Hashim Amla’s record by reaching to 2,000 runs within less ...

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Cricket ODI rankings: Hasan Ali jumps to number one bowler

DUBAI: Pakistan right-arm pacer Hasan Ali on Friday jumped six places to become the number one bowler in International Cricket Council’s ODI rankings. The 23-year-old, the highest wicket-taker in the 2017 Champions Trophy, has 743 points as compared to South African spinner Imran Tahir, who has 726. He recently starred ...

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Babar, Shadab lead Pakistan to win against Sri Lanka in second ODI

ABU DHABI: Babar Azam scored a second successive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Monday. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while Shadab scored a ...

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Pakistan second, Imad Wasim on top in latest ICC T20I rankings

DUBAI: Pakistan team has ranked second in the latest ICC rankings issued for T20I, while all-rounder Imad Wasim has retained the top spot among bowlers. Meanwhile, 22-year-old middle order batsman Babar Azam has moved up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings. Azam has climbed 21 spots after his player ...

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Babar moves up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings

DUBAI: According to a media release issued by ICC on Sunday, Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has risen 21 spots to grab a career-best sixth position in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Player Rankings after his player of the series performance helped complete a 2-1 victory over the World XI in ...

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

LAHORE: Helped by a fiery 86 runs from Babar Azam and disciplined bowling, Pakistan easily defeated World XI by 20 runs Tuesday here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Spinners consolidated Pakistan’s gains in the middle, slowing the World XI’s run rate after Rumman Raees took the side’s openers in sixth over ...

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No comparison between Kohli and me: Babar Azam

KARACHI: Babar Azam has often been compared to India skipper Virat Kohli but Pakistan’s young batsman said that there was no comparison between him and the Indian run-machine. While the Pakistan cricketer called himself a ‘beginner’, he dubbed Kohli as a ‘great batsman’. When a fan compared Babar Azam with ...

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